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Sharma Neuromuscular Control and Robotics Lab

June 3, 2024

Our primary research focus is on the design of nonlinear and adaptive control algorithms for functional electrical stimulation (FES) and rehabilitation robots. In one of the projects, we are designing control algorithms that coordinate FES and a powered exoskeleton that … Read more

Regenerative Engineering Design (REdesign) Lab/

July 19, 2019

The Regenerative Engineering design (REdesign) Lab focuses on the design and testing of bioengineered tissues capable of restoring tissue function. Our major goals are to harness the power of tissue specific extracellular matrices to guide tissue remodeling and to understand … Read more

Magness Lab

July 19, 2019

The focus of research at Magness Lab is the genetic mechanisms that control intestinal and colonic stem cell maintenance and differentiation. The Lab uses the highly regenerative gut epithelium as a model system to understand how Sox-transcription factors control cell-fate … Read more

BioTherapeutics Lab

July 19, 2019

The BioTherapeutics Laboratory is led by Dr. Ke Cheng. Our studies include regenerative medicine approaches by using patient-derived stem cells, biomaterials and targeted nanoparticles. For stem cell research, we are interested in isolating patient-specific and organ-specific adult stem cells and … Read more

Advanced Wound Healing Lab

July 19, 2019

The Advanced Wound Healing lab is led by Dr. Ashley C. Brown. Our group’s research centers on developing novel microgel-based materials for a variety of biomedical applications including augmentation of hemostasis, enhanced wound healing, evaluation and modulation of cellular mechanotransduction, … Read more

Orthopaedic Mechanobiology Lab

July 19, 2019

The Orthopaedic Mechanobiology Lab, OML, is directed by Dr. Jacque Cole. The overall goal of the OML is to determine mechanisms underlying the prevalent bone deficits in various clinical conditions (e.g., stroke, obesity, aging and nerve injury), with the long-term … Read more

Closed-Loop Engineering for Advanced Rehabilitation (CLEAR) Research Center

July 19, 2019

We envision a center of excellence for Closed-Loop Engineering for Advanced Rehabilitation (CLEAR) that investigates human-machine interactions, develops advanced wearable, rehabilitation technologies and enables seamless integration and co-adaptation of rehabilitation machines and humans to assist and augment physical abilities, performance … Read more

Translational Orthopaedic Lab

July 19, 2019

Our research focuses on understanding the normal structure and function of musculoskeletal soft tissues and using this information to develop new tissue engineering and regenerative medicine solutions. Areas of interest include experimental and computational evaluation of tissue structure and function … Read more

Molecular Pharmacoengineering Lab

July 17, 2019

The Brudno lab focuses on exploiting cutting edge chemical, biomaterial and nanomedicine technologies to understand physiological responses during disease and regeneration and fulfill critical unmet needs in the clinic. Our group studies controlled drug delivery, bio-inspired materials and nanomedicine, with a focus on … Read more

Benhabbour Lab

July 17, 2019

Dr. Benhabbour’s laboratory is in the UNC-Eshelman School of Pharmacy at the Division of Molecular Pharmaceutics and is part of the Center in Nanotechnology and Drug Delivery (CNDD). Our lab collaborates with experts in the fields of oncology and HIV … Read more